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COMPTROLLER BLASTS LEGISLATOR HARDWICK AND MAJORITY FOR PASSING COUNTY BUDGET THAT ADDS PORK, CUTS COPS

December 3, 2020

“Radical progressive Kevin Hardwick and fellow liberals just voted for a budget that defunds police, cuts nine sheriff’s deputies, raises your taxes and increases government spending, but gave himself $4 million in pork money.

Let that sink in. 

COMPTROLLER ISSUES STATEMENT ON LEGISLATOR HARDWICK CUTTING INCREASED SUPPORT FOR STRUGGLING BUSINESSES

December 3, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw issues a statement on a meaningless resolution sponsored by Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick.  The resolution comes at a time Legislator Hardwick also voted against incrreased financial help to struggling businesses.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW PROVIDES RELIEF FOR THOSE FACING COVID RELATED FINES

December 2, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. announced his office has changed accounting policies and procedures that strip the Erie County Health Department’s collecting, cashing and depositing of all COVID related fines.  Effective immediately, the policy change orders all COVID related fines be directly sent to and administered by the Office of Erie County Comptroller, and no longer the Erie County Department of Health.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.

 

 

The Erie County Comptroller’s Office is monitoring expenses related to the Covid-19 pandemic and how your tax dollars are being spent. Whether it is local tax dollars from the county surplus or federal funds, your taxes are being used to cover costs associated with the county-wide response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. You have a right to know how this money is spent.